Kavita Krishnan

OPEN TO OPINION

Secretary, AIPWA and Polit Bureau member, CPI(ML), editor, Liberation, and formerly a student activist with the AISA and former Jt Secy, JNUSU.

POLITICS

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Mohammad Shami trolled: Learn to respect women's autonomy and freedom

We can't fight fascism, bigotry, caste or class oppression without also fighting for women's fullest freedom.

Kavita Krishnan
@kavita_krishnan

VOICES

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Why I think Burhan Wani's encounter was extra-judicial killing

As long as we refuse to entertain even the possibility that Kashmiris have a legitimate case for self-determination, no solution to Kashmir 'problem' is possible.

Kavita Krishnan
@kavita_krishnan

POLITICS

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Can Arnab Goswami face a debate in JNU?

The Nation Really Wants to Know how journalists can sleep at night, having tarnished the reputation of JNU and endangered students by inciting violence on them.

Kavita Krishnan
@kavita_krishnan

POLITICS

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Why a French regiment marching on Republic Day won't do India proud

Instead of anti-colonial and anti-racist solidarity, we have Islamophobic 'unity' with a colonial-imperialist legacy.

Kavita Krishnan
@kavita_krishnan

POLITICS

 |   7-minute read

How Hindus killed a Muslim over beef and murdered India's secularism

The Dadri mob wanted Muslim blood, and whether the victim had eaten beef or mutton, or violated the codes of the Hindu-Rashtra-to-be, mattered little.

Kavita Krishnan
@kavita_krishnan

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

How Somnath Bharti proves he's a bigot and sexist

The AAP MLA's statement implies that 'beauty' and 'jewellery' are things possessed by women that are "stolen" by miscreants.

Kavita Krishnan
@kavita_krishnan

POLITICS

 |   9-minute read

How St Stephen's College won't stop at shaming a sexual harassment victim

After intimidating the PhD student for speaking out, the college has now destroyed her research and stripped her off her stipend.

Kavita Krishnan
@kavita_krishnan

POLITICS

 |   11-minute read

St Stephen's sexual harassment case reveals how DU can ruin a student

If we don’t speak up today, who will tomorrow when another might be at the receiving end?

Kavita Krishnan
@kavita_krishnan

POLITICS

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Kavita Krishnan on why #SelfieWithDaughter proves hollow

What really is the point if you find it acceptable to shower sexist abuse on women whom you disagree with?

Kavita Krishnan
@kavita_krishnan

POLITICS

 |   1-minute read

What is Kavita Krishnan's beef with beef ban

The activist has tweeted that the ban is more about imposing Brahminical culture than preventing cruelty to animals.

Kavita Krishnan
@kavita_krishnan